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Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

The 15th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is fast approaching – coming Friday, Mar. 1 and Saturday, Mar. 2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium! Join the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park along... [Read more]

Old Dairy Queen building demolished to make way for new Starbucks

Old Dairy Queen building demolished to make way for new Starbucks

Demolition began Monday, Jan. 21 on the old Dairy Queen building located at 17827 1st Ave South in Normandy Park near the QFC. This location will next serve up as home to a brand new Starbucks with a drive-through. In... [Read more]

Shots exchanged during carjacking in driveway near CJTC Sunday night

Shots exchanged during carjacking in driveway near CJTC Sunday night

Photos courtesy Tonya Lamoureux Shots were exchanged when a man was carjacked in his driveway by three armed suspects in the 400 block of S. 191st Place (map below) in Burien Sunday night, Jan. 20. Police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

South County Area Transportation Board recommends siting of 2nd regional airport

South County Area Transportation Board recommends siting of 2nd regional airport

By Scott Schaefer Founder/Publisher/Editor The South (King) County Area Transportation Board (SCATBd) on Tuesday (Jan. 15) released a ‘Legislative Request for Support’ that recommends siting... [Read more]

VIDEO: City Manager Mark Hoppen’s economic forecast for Normandy Park

VIDEO: City Manager Mark Hoppen’s economic forecast for Normandy Park

On Friday, Jan. 12, Normandy Park City Manager Mark Hoppen delivered an economic forecast for the city at a Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. In addition to Hoppen, representatives from the... [Read more]

Susan West, Shawn McEvoy removed from Economic Development Committee

Susan West, Shawn McEvoy removed from Economic Development Committee

By Scott Schaefer At Tuesday night’s (Jan. 8) rather contentious Normandy Park City Council meeting, the council voted to remove Economic Development Committee (EDC) members Susan West and Shawn... [Read more]

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday morning

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday morning

A powerful windstorm – of which one local weather chaser called a ‘truly unique tempest’ and classified as a ‘1 in 10 year category’ – slammed the region early Sunday morning,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Universally Good</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Universally Good

Universally Good By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce In 2018, the Chamber Board of Directors approved the organization’s first-ever strategic plan. This plan is a crucial... [Read more]

New ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ will help get riders around our area

New ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ will help get riders around our area

The ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ is a new, reservation-based transportation service that travels within a specified service area, instead of along a fixed route. The service is offered... [Read more]